The Calathea Setosa's (also known as Compact Star Calathea) leaves have a distinctive appearance with their two tone diagonal striped face and deep purple underside. It is part of the 'prayer plant' family, known for their unique leaf movements, raising and lowering their leaves from day to night as a part of their circadian rhythm. Watch them early in the morning or into the late evening to capture their incredible daily transformation.
Botanical Name: Calathea Setosa
Air Purifying: Yes
Pet/Baby Safe: Yes
Plant Height (including pot) 50-60cm, 90-110cm
Planter Size (diameter): 13.5cm, 21cm
Fits Pots (diameter): 14cm, 22cm
Pictured pot/stand are not included in price. Standard planter is provided.
Water: Water every 1-2 weeks, allowing soil to dry out a couple of inches between watering.
Humidity: Mist 2-3 times a week for optimal results.
Light: Thrives in medium to bright indirect light, but can tolerate low indirect light.
55-65cm variety is available for delivery across mainland UK.
90-110cm variety is available for delivery within London only.